There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Ishta Ishta is a musical collaboration - to express the spiritual journey of life and the movement of society towards its greatest potential. Origins: Formed by Last.fm member, Premasagar, the Ishta project has taken on different forms at different times. The single album available on Last.fm is an acoustic set from Manchester, UK in 2003. The Songs: Ishta's songs have a fusion of styles: folky, bluesy, funky, devotional, soulful and influenced by world music.